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Threat Analyst



Location: Dallas, TX
Job # 10306800
Date Posted: 01-09-2018
As a threat analyst you will use your technical experience and inquisitive nature, and the resources to profile new and emerging threats to the IT landscape. You will be analyzing and determining the scope of vulnerabilities in software, and determining how our clients will best defend themselves against these threats. You will be working both individually, and with other analysts, on both long-term projects and rapid response under tight deadlines. You are fine with shift work and being an on-call response contact.
 
The security analyst will monitor third party security related websites, forums, and mailing lists for information regarding vulnerabilities and exploits. The security analyst will verify the vulnerabilities; correlate and collate the information; and develop, edit, and deliver security reports to enterprise-level customers. The analyst will on occasion replicate reported vulnerabilities in a lab environment and where appropriate develop proof of concept and/or exploit tools against these vulnerabilities.
Job Requirements:         
 
Desired Skills:
 
Insatiable curiosity
 
Familiarity with security vulnerabilities
 
Understanding of the Dark web and how to use legal tools and technology to monitor
 
Experience with source code analysis, and reverse engineering
 
Experience with programming on Windows or Unix platforms
 
Experience with administration on Windows or Unix platforms
 
Strong technical writing skills
 
Strong understanding of information security
 
Strong understanding of TCP/IP networking and associated protocols
 
The ability to work in both a team environment and independently
 
Success Factors:
 
Time management
 
Advancing technical skills
 
Showing initiative and organizational skills
 
Problem solving skills
 
Valuing customer needs
 
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